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It is in times of turmoil that expert knowledge becomes the compass to give direction and help navigate the many challenges we face. Ready to lead and serve, our academics do not hesitate to implement their expertise during the current Covid-19 pandemic.
Click here to see all the NWU news articles showing the many ways members of the NWU community are reaching out to share their knowledge and make life easier during these trying times.
Four of our researchers have been nominated for this year’s “Science Oscars”.
The nominees for the NSTF-South32 Awards are Prof Rose Hayeshi, Prof Frikkie van Niekerk, Prof Henk Bouwman and Prof Josef de Beer.
The NSTF Awards are unique in South Africa, recognising the outstanding contributions of individuals and groups to science, engineering and technology (SET) and innovation.
The Faculty of Engineering is proud to announce that we will be adding a brand-new engineering qualification to our existing range of programmes.
Approved by the Engineering Council of South Africa, the Bachelor of Mechatronic Engineering programme will be offered from 2021.
Mechatronic engineering is a multidisciplinary branch of engineering and includes a combination of robotics, electronics, computer systems, telecommunications systems, control and product engineering.
An NWU academic and research professor in the Faculty of Humanities at the Mahikeng Campus, Prof Erhabor Idemudia, has co-authored a book with Prof Klaus Boehnke from Jacobs University, Bremen, Germany.
The book is titled Psychosocial Experiences of African Migrants in Six European Countries: A Mixed Method Study and is an empirical narrative of the psychological and social experiences of 3 500 African migrants in six European Union countries.
The NWU has for years been an informative and entertaining presence on the very popular weekly environmental radio programme, Omgewingspraatjies. This tradition continues with a new expert following in the footsteps of his NWU colleagues.
Ruhann Steyn, a researcher and lecturer who is currently also busy with his PhD, is taking over from Prof Juaneé Cilliers who presented her last programme on 25 April.
Omgewingspraatjies has proven through the years to be an exceptional platform for the public, scientists and enthusiasts to engage on important environmental matters.
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